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Little Tagley, Stambourne

Description: Little Tagley

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 114160

OS Grid Reference: TL7197838367
OS Grid Coordinates: 571978, 238367
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0171, 0.5048

Location: Dyers Road, Stambourne, Essex CO9 4NG

Locality: Stambourne
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CO9 4NG

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Listing Text

5/8 Little Tagley


Hall house, early C16, altered in C17 and C20. Timber framed, plastered, roofed
with handmade red clay tiles. Aligned approx. NE-SW, aspect SE, consisting of
2-bay hall, integral parlour/solar bay to NE, integral 2-bay service end to
SW. Axial chimney stack at SW end of hall, built in 2 phases, c.1600 facing
NE leaving cross-entry unobstructed, and C18 facing SW, blocking cross-entry.
Service end of cue storey with attic, remainder raised approx. 1.20 metres in
C17 and roof rebuilt, re-using smoke-blackened medieval rafters. Door of 5
flush panels in C20 tiled gabled porch, one french window and 3 casement
windows, C20. On first floor, 2 C20 casement windows and one more in gabled
dormer. 4 grouped diagonal chimney shafts, rebuilt in C19. Some framing
exposed internally. Original rear doorway with doorhead of 3-centred
curvature. Service end retains original roof of arch-braced collar
construction, probably open to roof originally, now with inserted floor.
Inserted floor on pegged clamps in hall, plain-chamfered axial beam with lamb's
tongue stops. Axial beam in NE bay boxed in. RCHM 6.

Listing NGR: TL7197838367

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Source: English Heritage

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